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Synonyms for cross

Synonyms for cross

Synonyms for cross

a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece

a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

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any affliction that causes great suffering

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(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock

fold so as to resemble a cross

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to cover or extend over an area or time period

meet and pass

trace a line through or across

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breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

extending or lying across

References in periodicals archive ?
He died shortly afterwards, caught in cross-fire between Ethiopian government troops and Eritreans fighting for independence.
In these slow-motion pictures, Chow connects emotionally only with other men; women hardly exist, save as innocents caught in the cross-fire.
Francois Laroque traces the subversive wordplay and its consequences in the text: the scatological and the grotesque, the oxymoron or "crosse-couple," the sexual innuendo in the Nurse's speech, puns and "low-life linguistic bricolage," the feminization of Romeo, the cross-fire between rival families that leads to a collapse of the distinction between life and death in the star-crossing of the lovers.
The committee also conducted some practical experiments to determine the optimum vehicle positioning for intercepts, taking into account concerns for officer safety, such as cross-fire and possible air bag deployment.
We also heard the warnings: gangs of unruly typestyles robbing blank pages of their innocence, power surges appearing out of nowhere and wiping out years of work, systems crashing, viruses attacking, incompatible software packages catching unarmed bystanders in their cross-fire.
The protest came after ceasefire violation across the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir in which two Indian soldiers were allegedly killed by Pakistan army on January 8, and one of them was found with his head severed, resulting in heavy cross-fire across the border from both the sides.
We regret the loss of an innocent civilian caught in the cross-fire and our condolences go to his family, said Col.
The incident saw a car chase take place through the town which left one driver shot and two young tourists from Belfast wounded in the cross-fire.